The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

February 2006

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Species:  Aechmea fasciata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

Species:  Begonia 'Ramirez'

Family:  Begoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Oxera pulchella

Common name:  Snowy Oxera

Family:  Verbenaceae

Region of Origin:  New Caledonia

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:

 

Species:  Calliandra haematocephala

Common name:  Powerpuff Bush

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Bolivia

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:

Species:  Tabebuia impetignosa

Common name:  Ipe

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Pink flowers

Species:  Sprekelia formosissima

Common name:  Jacobean Lily, Aztec Lily

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Red flower

 

Species:  Acokanthera oppositifolia

Common name:  Bushman's Poison

Family:  Apocynaceae

Region of Origin:  Arabia to East and South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: White flowers. Toxic fruit.

  092-SU-Dombeya 'Seminole'-c

Species:  Dombeya 'Seminole' /Anthocleista grandiflora

Common name: NA / Forest Fever Tree

Family:  Sterculiaceae / Loganiaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Photo on right is a close-up of the Dombeya with its round pink flower clusters.

 

Species:  Euryops virgineus

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Small yellow flowers

 

Species:  Scadoxus puniceus 'Magnificus'

Common name:  Royal Paint Brush

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Maroon sepals

Species:  Oxalis purpurea

Family:  Oxalidaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Lavender/pink flowers

Species:  Verbesina

Common name:  Crown Beard

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Dombeya

Family:  Sterculiaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope (citrus slope)

Notes: Pink flower clusters

 

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